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asian humanitarian assistance from guam, indonesia, vietnam, an amazing number of nations we're partnering with. those hospital ships with 1,000 beds, 12 operating rooms, they produce their own medical oxygen, they have ct scanners and they can do almost anything a hospital on the west coast can do and we can park them offshore as we did in haiti and in haiti they spent the first 72 hours once they got on scene doing nothing but repairing crush injuries and restoring life. that's the capacity we have. i like to think in our partnership with the maritime services and the coast guard and our reserve forces, i like to think of us as america's or the world's 911 when something bad, either man-made or natural happens, some catastrophe happens in the world, often times the ambassador will pick up the phone and dial 911 and the navy marine corps team answers the phone. it is our those, it is our dna it is our ability to be there. if you look at the communicate dapbt's 3 central tenets of what he believes it importance, readiness is in there. the ability to move and go now. where
husband was another international guy. he was in indonesia. she met him at the university of hawaii. he was from the east-west center. brought americans the honolulu to prepare to go to asia for study. and that's where she met him. he was a tennis player. she fell in love with lolo. >> host: at what point did the move to jakarta? >> guest: he went back first. you know, both barack, sr. and lolo were constantly being watched by the ins and different regulations, and so lolo could only stay for a certain amount of time. he kept trying to extend his visa after he married her, and found ways to stay. so we got certain jobs that were related to geography and topography in honolulu to keep them there, but eventually things were changing and very dramatic political ways. he was back in 1966. in 1967, in october, barry obama and his mother moved back to indonesia. >> host: so the president lived in jakarta indonesia from 67-71, ages six through 10? >> guest: just about, yes. about four years. >> host: while you were in jakarta, david maraniss, you found a school where barack obama went to schoo
? >> guest: his mother couldn't afford to send them there. those 3.5 years, he is in indonesia, immersed in the language. the mother is waking up at 4:00 a.m. to teach him with english schoolbooks to supplement his learning. it is very difficult. and the whole process was something that she realized that she loved indonesia, she was still married, she wanted to stay. but it was coming to a point where she had to make a key decision. it turned out that he could get into the best elite private schools in honolulu, so he went back in fifth grade to start their. >> host: he lived with his grandparents in honolulu in an apartment? >> guest: yes, they moved to an apartment. it was five blocks from the school. he lived there from fifth grade through his senior year. >> host: from ages 11 to 18 years old? >> guest: yes, that is correct. there were some subtle changes. his mother to come back. she came back to study in graduate school. they live a couple blocks away for about two years. then she went back indonesia again. the bulk of that. maxima that's what happened. >> host: that was 1971 going
mom, a black father, raised in indonesia and hawaii and i was beginning to sense how fitting into the world might not be as simple as it might seem. so to see this man, this senator, this powerful accomplished person who was not a central cast when it came to what you think a senator might look like at the time, and the way he commanded the respect of an entire nation, i think it hinted to me what might be possible in my own life. this was a man who as a teenager stepped up to serve his country even after his fellow japanese americans were declared enemy aliens. a man who believed in america even when its government didn't necessarily believe in him. that meant something to me. it gave me a powerful sense, one that i couldn't put into words, a powerful sense of hope. as i watched those hearings and listening to danny ask all the piercing questions night after night, i learned something else. i learned how our democracy was supposed to work. our government of and by and for the people. and by and for the people. we have a system of government that nobody is above the law. wher
's reviewing its telephone policy. >>> uproar in indonesia. the chief called it quits with the teenage wife via a text message. the protestors want the chief to resign. get this, the two were married for only four days. >> i'm not going to comment on that. >>> coming up tonight, police make an arrest after a man is pushed in front of an oncoming subway train. a photo snapped of the tragedy is spark outrage. >> and find out why those who work to feed the hungry in our region say the need to give is greater than ever. >> and get ready for some cooler temperatures outside. gary is back with your extended forecast. . >>> washington nationals are trying to give some help to some heros tonight. the team's military outreach program joined up with a chamber of commerce to host a job fair at nats park. more than 75 employers were expected at the event with jobs available for military vets and their spouses. >> we recognize there are service number members and their families all over the world making sacrifices for our freedom, and that includes playing baseball here in the nation's capitol. we're happy
narrative of a lot of manufacturers leaving china for vietnam, indonesia, bangladesh, mexico. this is really part of a decades-long trend. >> i have to leave it there. gordon chang, thank you very much. be sure to catch the tim cook interview tonight on "rock center with brian williams." that's at 10:00 p.m. central. >>> the french ought to stick with fine foods because we found out that their 75% tax rate on the rich doesn't work. the economy there is tanking, even worse, same story in britain. why would we want to copy their policies here in the usa? i'll try to get some answers in a moment. please stay with us. [ male announcer ] how do you trade? with scottrader streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. try our easy-to-use scottrader streaming quotes. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. in that time th
such as the haiti earthquake, indonesia tsunami. she's here and spent the last few days in rooms with some of those children who were in sandy hook sandy hook elementary school on friday. some of those children who had to walk out past the bodies of her classmates. she told me so many stories about their resilience, about how they may or may not be able to cope with what they have seen. she talked about one extraordinarily touching scene where she witnessed children helping children. listen. >> watching one child come in, a young boy come in being very shy and withdrawn and not wanting to talk to anybody and his head down and holding himself. and then watching two young of his school mates, girls, come rushing over to him and hugging him. hi, how are you? and just -- he started to melt a little bit. and they brought him over to where the toys were and they were talking to him and it brought him out of his shell. >> she says every child reacts differently in this kind of traumatic situation, john. she says the bottom line is some will have the resilience, they will have the parental support. they wi
countries along the indian ocean. it began with an earthquake off the coast of i would news ya. -- indonesia. the quake triggering a massive tsunami that took many folks by surprise. this is a video from a ceremony in thailand this morning. in 2004 more than 230,000 were killed. indonesia, india, thailand, sari lanka the hardest hit. it was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. heather: well, there's a tiny town out west that has undergone a major transformation from a virtual ghost town to a booming, high-tech town. anita vogel is live in los angeles with more on how they did this. >> reporter: this is truly a unique story about how one man stumbled across this virtual ghost town nearly 30 years ago and since then has managed to turn it into a high-tech oasis in the desert. harold freeman was prospecting for gold back in 1984 when he happened upon the tiny town of nipton, california. >> very much distressed. the hotel had been condemned by the county as a structure, and none of the buildings worked. >> reporter: the cal tech-trained geologist bought the town for $200,0
:12:12. >> we're still here. >> make a wish and celebrate. >> indonesia got married here. we have pictures from singapore. lots of weddings. i get married on 2-2-02 and that wasn't very lucky. here's a guy in france trying to synchronize his watch. he missed it by 25 seconds because he had 38 seconds at the bottom. even here a mass in lithuania here a couple hours ago. it's national sound check today. it's check one, two, one, two. >> i get it. so this is considered to be a lucky day for a lot of people. how long before another one of these? >> you have to wait for january 1, 3001. >> okay. it's going to be a while. i won't be here for that one. >> we have to count on other folks to bring that in. all right. thanks, chad. we're going to take a quick break. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, char
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